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Harbour to Hawkesbury walking track
Harbour to Hawkesbury walking track

The Harbour to Hawkesbury track (59km) is a well-marked route from Manly to Berowra Waters, traversing Garigal, Ku-ring-gai Chase and Berowra Valley National Parks through....

Five Mile Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Five Mile Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A somewhat complicated loop through the northern part of Garigal National Park, incorporating formal trails and unofficial tracks to form loop walk. I’m back with....

Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A partial loop along both sides of Rocky Creek in East Killara (Sydney north), combining two service trails with a short off-track sections. It’s not....

Down to Five Mile Creek (Garigal NP)
Down to Five Mile Creek (Garigal NP)

A varied walk in Garigal National Park, descending to File Mile Creek on the Kamber Road Trail and returning via the File Mile Creek Trail  ....

Caleyi Trail Loop (Garigal NP)
Caleyi Trail Loop (Garigal NP)

A short-ish loop bushwalk down the Caleyi Trail in Garigal National Park, returning via the Ya Right and Coopers Blue mountain-bike tracks.  A relatively short....

Heath Trail and Bare Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Heath Trail and Bare Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A circuit in Garigal National Park, combining the Heath Trail and Bare Creek Trail, and returning via a bushwalking/MTB trail which has some nice views....

Deep Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Deep Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A loop walk in Garigal National Park combining the Slippery Dip Trail and Caleyi Trail with some bushwalking / MTB tracks. Some varied terrain and....

Casuarina and Lyrebird Loop (Garigal NP)
Casuarina and Lyrebird Loop (Garigal NP)

An interesting loop walk through Garigal National Park, combining the Casuarina Track, Lyrebird Track and Carroll Creek Track. Some nice sections along Middle Harbour and....

Carrol Trig to The Cascades
Carrol Trig to The Cascades

A wonderful loop walk that takes advantage of two “unofficial” tracks to descend to Middle Harbour Creek, with the majority of the walk along the....

Red Hill Loop (Cromer Heights)
Red Hill Loop (Cromer Heights)

A short loop using both the Cromer North Trail (Red Hill Main Trail) and Cromer Trail, which explores two trig station and an Aboriginal engraving....

Carrol Trig (Davidson)
Carrol Trig (Davidson)

A short exploratory walk to find Carroll Trig – in which I discover an unmarked bushwalking track in the process! This is a late afternoon....

Slippery Dip Loop (Garigal NP)
Slippery Dip Loop (Garigal NP)

An interesting circuit in Garigal Land and Garigal National Park that combines the Slippery Dip service trail with the XC Track, Road to Nowhere and....

Natural Bridge Loop (Garigal NP)
Natural Bridge Loop (Garigal NP)

Combining the Natural Bridge Track and Currie Road Trail to form a short loop that crosses a natural sandstone bridge (with a side-trip down to....

Bantry Bay Loop (Garigal NP)
Bantry Bay Loop (Garigal NP)

A varied loop, which passes the Bantry Bay Aboriginal engravings next to the Engravings Track, descends to Bantry Bay along the Timber Getters Track and....

Flat Rock Beach circuit (Garigal NP)
Flat Rock Beach circuit (Garigal NP)

A loop walk through Garigal National Park around Killarney Heights, combining the Flat Rock Beach Track, Magazine Track and Bates Creek Track.  It’s been a....

Berowra Heights Circuit
Berowra Heights Circuit

A fantastic loop walk from Alston Drive in Berowra Heights down to Berowra Waters, and back via the Great North Walk and Turner Fire Trail.....

Trig Bagging at Cottage Point
Trig Bagging at Cottage Point

Exploring Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park around Cottage Point, which has three trig stations ans multiple Aboriginal engraving sites hidden in the bush…  With a couple....

Rediscovering the Waratah Trail (West Head)
Rediscovering the Waratah Trail (West Head)

The Waratah Trail is one of the longer West Head firetrails; while not the most exciting bushwalk, hidden along its length are a number of....

Girrakool Loop Track (Brisbane Water NP)
Girrakool Loop Track (Brisbane Water NP)

The Girrakool Loop Track is a very short walk that passes an Aboriginal engraving site, the picturesque Piles Creek and a couple of lookouts. Last....

Mount Murray Anderson (Ku-ring-gai NP)
Mount Murray Anderson (Ku-ring-gai NP)

A rough track past the “Arthur” trig station and multiple Aboriginal rock engraving sites to Mount Murray Anderson. Great views from the end of the....

Terrey Hills Aboriginal Engravings
Terrey Hills Aboriginal Engravings

A partly off-track adventure in search of two Aboriginal engraving sites in Terrey Hills.  A short bushwalk in Terrey Hill leads to a couple of....

In search of Crystal Creek Falls
In search of Crystal Creek Falls

An off-track scramble along McCarrs Creek (from McCarrs Creek Reserve) to its  confluence with Crystal Creek. A recent on-line chat with a fellow bushwalker led....

Topham Hill rock art (West Head)
Topham Hill rock art (West Head)

Off-track exploration of the Aboriginal engravings on Topham Hill, just south of the Topham Track.  Having done all the tracks and trails of West Head,....

Hungary Trail (Cottage Point)
Hungary Trail (Cottage Point)

A very overgrown firetrail to a rock platform with no views, Hungary Track really has no redeeming qualities. Except, perhaps, solitude.   Having spotted on the....

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